Can’t-Wait Wednesday: The Empire of Gold by S.A. Chakraborty

Can’t-Wait Wednesday, aka Waiting on Wednesday, is a weekly meme originating from Jill at Breaking the Spine and now hosted by Wishful Endings. If you’re interested in participating, stop by Wishful Endings to link up your posts. Daevabad has fallen. After a brutal conquest stripped the city of its magic, Nahid leader Banu Manizheh and her resurrected commander, Dara, … Continue reading Can’t-Wait Wednesday: The Empire of Gold by S.A. Chakraborty

Book Review: The Kingdom of Copper by S.A. Chakraborty

Summary: Nahri’s life changed forever the moment she accidentally summoned Dara, a formidable, mysterious djinn, during one of her schemes. Whisked from her home in Cairo, she was thrust into the dazzling royal court of Daevabad and quickly discovered she would need all her grifter instincts to survive there. Now, with Daevabad entrenched in the … Continue reading Book Review: The Kingdom of Copper by S.A. Chakraborty

Book Review: The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty

Summary: Nahri has never believed in magic. Certainly, she has power; on the streets of 18th century Cairo, she’s a con woman of unsurpassed talent. But she knows better than anyone that the trade she uses to get by—palm readings, zars, healings—are all tricks, sleights of hand, learned skills; a means to the delightful end … Continue reading Book Review: The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty

This Week in Reading: Second Verse, Same as the First

So this past week was pretty busy. I didn't have as much time for reading as I'd hoped. Taking care of kittens ended up being a little more time consuming than I'd imagined. Also, my husband came down with a flu and then I came down with it this past weekend. I am typing this … Continue reading This Week in Reading: Second Verse, Same as the First

This Week in Reading: Monstrous Gentlewomen and Brass Cities

Ah, last week I had a pretty good week in reading. I finished up both audiobooks and one print book and started another one. I also went on another mini-book buying spree, some old and some new, and picked up a few new things from an audible sale so I should have another book haul … Continue reading This Week in Reading: Monstrous Gentlewomen and Brass Cities